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. >> [inaudible] romney, i think he has done an excellent job. [laughter] now, in fact, he has laid out a comprehensive, by far the most comprehensive approach to foreign policy. perrylawn white paper, given a big speech on the subject -- he has a very long white paper, given a big speech on the subject. as is the nature of most primary campaigns, it has not been the topic du jour. you do not get a chance to lay out your vision of foreign policy when you are debating contraception and all the other important topics they are debating. i think you'll see more. the better time to ask this question will be in the general election, because then i think there will be a discussion about american foreign policy. i think there has been room for criticism of the obama administration. i know that one of the major approaches of governor romney, for instance, is that for quite some time in various parts of the world, president obama has not been great with a number of our allies. he is now, by the way, scrambling to repair that image. is meeting with david cameron is intended to undo the slyke was
obama in the fall election. thank you. god bless you. [cheers and applause] >> mitt romney has several campaign events in illinois on sunday. he will make remarks at the machine that shed a restaurant. you can tune in for live coverage. illinois holds its primary tuesday. is one of three contests in march. puerto rico holds its primary tomorrow. louisiana holds primary on saturday. the republican delegate count stands at 4954 mitt romney, 2524 rick santorum, 1314 newton king bridge, and 484 ron paul. -- newt gingrich, and 48 4 ron paul. >> freshman congressman kore gardner delivers the republican address criticizing the president for higher energy prices. >> as i know you have noticed over the past few weeks, the price of your pump has been going up and up. because it is an election year, so is the temperature of the political rhetoric. when pat -- what matters to me is the impact the rising prices have on you. it makes things harder. i want to take a minute to explain what steps my administration is taking when it comes to energy. the truth is, the price of gas depends on a lot of fac
of mitt romney's mormon faith on the 2012 election. >> on news makers this week, va's attorney general discussing the importance of the 2012 presidential race. >> is president and his administration are the biggest lawbreaker's to run the federal government in our lifetime. they are suffocating economic opportunity the way they are functioning. i do not think any of the nominees of are going to do anything but reversed that. the rules of the law and the constitution. >> you can see the entire interview of of the virginia attorney general on newsmakers sunday morning at 10:00 eastern and sunday afternoon at 6:00 on c-span. it is also available online at c-span.org. >> i was quite radical as a young person. we shall overcome was not a very effective way of gaining rights. i thought that more confrontation was needed. >> economics professor, columnist, and substitute host are rush limbaugh walter williams on being a radical. >> a radical is any person who seeks individual freedom and limited government. that makes you a radical. i have always been a person who believes that people should
instituted romney care which mandated every person in massachusetts buy health care. which mandated an insurance policy that everyone has to have to get four choices. which mandated fines if you didn't buy insurance. which taxed businesses. and of course used your taxpayer dollars through medicaid to pay for half of it. it was the model that barack obama used. how do we know that? just look at the two bills and listen to president obama. he said he listened and watched what went on in massachusetts. with the romney kennedy health care bill. and, yes, ted kennedy when mitt romney signed that bill was standing right behind him applauding. now, any time you have ted kennedy standing behind you applauding something, you know this is not a freedom bill. [applause] there's governor romney in the health care debate advocated not for the other states but for the federal government to adopt. and then during the debates he said i never did it. until we found out yes he did do it again and again. why? why would the republican party even contemplate on this most central issue of the day the iss
that. >> maybe with mitt romney's win in february is a parallel to what john mccain faced in early march. two months after hillary clinton winning -- losing the nomination, john mccain won his nomination "having dodged a bullet after bullet, mccain clinched his party's nomination on march 4, concluding one of the gleatest political victories in history." why such a lag between clinton's nomination and determining the nominee late in the summer? >> that is an excellent question. it goes to the heart of this election with sarah palin. president mccain had been around presidential politics and he enjoyed the opportunity to go through the rituals that the party nominee gets to go through. one of which is hiring someone or retaining someone in this space, a respected washington lawyer, to go through and begin a process of studying the prospect of potential candidates. given it was a mccain operation which would be likely to have loose lips and a lot of leaking. this was kept re relatively confidential in real-time. the day we decided to do this show was the day john mccain went on imus'
is the author of five books. he will take your calls, he knows, and mitt romney continues to campaign in ohio this week. next, reform massachusetts governor takes place in a town hall meeting in dayton, ohio. ♪ ♪ [born free by kid rock] >> wow. what a turnout. i have a question for this crowd. do you believe we cannot afford another four years of barack obama? [applause] that must mean we will do everything in our power over the next three days to make sure mitt romney wins ohio and in the fall beats barack obama. are we going to do it? [applause] three more days and we are. it is great to be here. the mayor is doing a great job as a champion for this area. we also happen states senator chris widener here. pretty good team, do you not think? [applause] and the big guy behind me here, nick mangold, centerville, ohio. you can probably tell from looking at him he plays a sport. can you guess which one it is? a great buckeye star and now playing in some place called new york. we have to get him back to ohio, folks. thank you for being here, nick. ladies and gentleman, some of you know i have
level. governor romney advocated to president obama the federal government adopt massachusetts romney-care. that is bad enough. he has gone out during the time obamacare was being proposed, and he encouraged president obama to adopt an individual mandate, to adopt romney-care for the model on the federal level. throughout the course of this campaign, he has maintained that he did not do that. there is one thing to make a mistake. there is another thing to go out and deliberately misrepresent to the people of this country what your position is. i can tell you, we need someone who the american public can trust. i will go out there and tell you what i believe all the time. [applause] we need a president who understands what is going to get this economy going and put forth a bold economic plan. the "wall street journal" compared our economic plan with mitt romney's. they called it supply-side economics for the working man. we take the existing tax code and we throw the existing tax code out. we take the tax rate and we reduce it to 28%. we get rid of the tax code and replace it with five
to president obama. he said he listened and watched what happened in massachusetts, the romney-kennedy health care bill. yes, 10 -- ted kennedy and mitt romney signed that bill. when you have ted kennedy behind you applauding something, you know this is not a freedom bill. [applause] governor romney was at the heart of the debate without an advocate for for the massachusetts plan, not for other states, but for the federal government to adopt. then, during the debate, he said, i never did it until we found out, yes, he did do it, again and again. why would the republican party even contemplate on this most central issue of the day, the issue that got the tea parties and millions of americans of their couches and into the streets, help us win the election, is the central issue, a constitutional issue whether the federal government can force you to do something, and yet we would possibly here in the state of illinois put forward a candidate who was for that unconstitutional authority? when he was asked a question by fred thompson in the 2008 debates about mandates of health care in massachusetts
. >> and we go to the white house coverage now from ohio. we're in dayton for a mitt romney town meeting at an aerospace and defense manufacturer in dayton. [applause] >> thank you, senator. thank you. thank you, senator. thank you for your leadership in columbus and thank you for being here today to welcome mitt romney. i had the opportunity to walk neighborhoods throughout our community today, knocking on doors, talking to people, and i want you to know that encouraging people to get out and vote on tuesday, people are excited. they're exciteed that ohio is important on tuesday and they're excited that they get to make a difference, and they are excited because starting tuesday we get to pick a new president. [applause] i want to thank you all for being here today, because this is incredibly important. we get to pick the republican candidate who's going to face-off with barack obama, and we get to pick mitt romney, a guy who has experience, experience in creating jobs, experience in balancing budgets. we know that as we look in ohio, people are hurting. we need jobs in ohio, we need ou
performed by national captioning institute] >> republican presidential candidates in mitt romney, rick santorum, and newt gingrich are participating in a safe and free them coalition in wisconsin. c-span will have live coverage at 11:00 a.m. eastern. here in washington this weekend, the clinton global initiative university is holding its conference. we will take you live to the campus of george washington university to look at how young people are creating opportunities despite the tough job market. chelsea clinton will act as moderator of the panel. bill clinton will be interviewed by jon stewart about some of the domestic and international issues facing the next generation. this weekend, c-span will re-air the supreme court argument of the constitutionality of the health-care law. at 5:00 p.m., if the expansion of medicaid is an intrusion of the states -- on the states. at 4:25, if the mandate is constitutional, can the rest of the law stay intact? the feminist majority foundation hosted an all-day forum thursday in washington, d.c. focusing on issues important to women in the next e
primary victories in michigan and arizona, republican presidential candidate mitt romney is in dayton, ohio, for a town hall style of an this afternoon. the state is one of 10 contests up for grabs next tuesday. it is expected to get under way at about 3:00 p.m. eastern. >> " can we win with? none of them. >> none of them? >> obama just change the entire dynamic. >> look inside the new hbo movie and best-selling book to gain the inside story of what happened in the 2008 presidential campaign. >> you know the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull? lipstick. >> sunday, with the co-authors. >> their expectation coming out of that speech was the she was an asset to the campaign and for the week or 10 days immediately after that, she was, and on the democratic side, there was a lot of concern as the mccain-palin ticket can out of the convention. people on the democratic side were sort of freaking out. >> we talk about "game change" sunday at 6:30 p.m. >> if you had said in 2006 that the world would be begging for the united states to use force again in the middle east within three
. -- thank you all. >> next, newt gingrich, mitt romney, and rick santorum speak at 8 faith and freedom forum in wisconsin. then the weekly addresses by president obama and speaker of the house and john boehner. after that, a conversation with former president bill clinton and jon stewart. mitt romney, rick santorum, and newt gingrich speaking at the wisconsin state and for it -- faith and freedom coalition. other speakers include paul ryan, former attorney general alberto gonzalez, and faith in freedom coalition chairman ralph reed. this is one hour and 45 minutes. >> wow. i asked calista to come and stand with me. we spent all week in wisconsin. we have had a great reception. our son in law, is from wisconsin. we have connections on both sides of the state. last night we were up at green bay we are glad to be back. i am delighted so many of you are out here. wisconsin on june 5 will be the most important center of decision making in america. i am glad all of you are committed for being with the candidate who is determined to protect the taxpayer and to what is right for america. we came awa
would have said you were crazy. >> robert kagan is not only an adviser to the romney campaign, but also serves on secretary of state hillary clinton's board. >> there is a lot of continuity in foreign policy, more than we expect, a lot of broad consensus. i think where you see here is the kind of consensus that exists in the foreign-policy community. there is a lot of vocal lobby -- a lot of overlap between the two parties. >> tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span's q&a. >> on wednesday, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke said the economy is doing better than expected and that the fed is not planning on taking additional measures to stimulate the economy. he testified before the house financial services committee in one of two yearly appearances that he makes about the state of the u.s. economy. the portion of the hearing you are about to see is one hour 20 minutes. it begins with the chairman's opening statement. >> limited information available for 2012 is consistent with growth proceeding in coming quarters at a pace close to or somewhat above the pace that was registered during
you should start air strikes now. and on iran, mitt romney, on sunday, went so far as to say that if you are re-elected, iran will get a bomb and the world will change. how do you respond to those criticisms? >> all right, mike, you've asked a couple of questions there, so let me -- let's start with the iran situation since that's been the topic in the news for the last few days. when i came into office, iran was unified, on the move, had made substantial progress on its nuclear program, and the world was divided in terms of how to deal with it. what we've been able to do over the last three years is mobilize unprecedented, crippling sanctions on iran. iran is feeling the bite of these sanctions in a substantial way. the world is unified, iran is politically isolated. and what i have said is, is that we will not countenance iran getting a nuclear weapon. my policy is not containment, my policy is to prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon -- because if they get a nuclear weapon that could trigger an arms race in the region, it would undermine our non-proliferation goals, i
its caucus today with some counties caucusing later this week. mitt romney added to his lead in the overall delegate count -- delegate count when he won coppers is in guam and the northern mariana islands. -- caucuses in guam and the northern mariana islands. >> the national press foundation provides educational programs for journalists. you can watch the bench tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c- span. >> ernest hemingway is considered one of the great american writers. his work still influences readers today. not many people know of his work as a spy during world war ii. >> german submarines approaching fishing boats saying, we will take your cat in your fresh food. hemingway said, wait for them to come alongside and we are going to lob hand grenades down the open hatches. the other members of the crew will machine gun the germans on deck. >> nicholas reynolds on hemingway the spike saturday at 8:30 p.m., part of american history tv on c-span 3. >> at&t, compact, and blackberry executives -- comcast, and blackberry executives testified in front of a house subcommittee. t
, everyone would have said that you were crazy. >> robert k. in is not only an advisor to the romney campaign, but also serves on the clinton secretary of state of advisory board. >> i have been writing that there is a lot of continuity, and much of the consensus here exists in the foreign policy community. >> more with robert k. and on foreign policy and his latest, tonight at 8:00 eastern on q&a. >> the senate foreign relations committee on thursday questioned state department officials on the escalating violence in syria, where an estimated 7500 people have been killed since the start of anti- government protests. last week the secretary general put in new reports. >> this hearing will come to order. thank you. i apologize for being late. i was a little delayed their. senator casey will chair this morning. which, i will have to do that. we appreciate everyone's coming here to discuss the ongoing situation in syria. as we all know, serious it's in the heart of the middle east, straddling its ethnic and sectarian a fault lines, and all of the region's important powers have a direct interest
closed session. thank you both. we stand adjourned. "road to the white house" continues. mitt romney pick up delegates in guam. there will be caucuses in high -- hawaii and american samoa. >> fire j. edgar hoover? i do not think the president could have gotten away with it. >> the fbi's 100 year hidden history and j. edgar hoover's fight against terrorists and subversives. >> he is like the washington monument. he stands alone like a statue encased in grime. he is among the most powerful men who had ever served in washington. from woodrow wilson to richard nixon. there is no one like him. a great deal of what we think we know about j. edgar hoover is myth. >> a history of the fbi, sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on c-span's "q & a." >> here is a look at what congress is up to next week. they will return to washington on monday, march 19 with votes after 6:30 p.m. live coverage here on c-span. the senate is in town next week. they will have general speeches before returning to work on the surface transportation bill. no votes on monday, but several amendment votes are expected on tuesday. follow
captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> mitt romney is campaigning in illinois today. he will visit with voters in rockford. live coverage at 5:00 p.m. on c- span. >> virginia's attorney general discusses his states lawsuit going before the supreme court challenging the affordable health care act. >> some people look at justice roberts joining the majority the week before the federal government filed a motion to dismiss as a harbinger of doom. our side. i do not see it that way. despite the broad language in the comstock case, the last paragraph of the majority opinion brings the language down for a very thin final -- funnel they cannot get the bill through that funnel. there has not been enough time for us to assess how he is going to vote. >> you can see the entire interview with the virginia attorney general on "newsmakers" today at 6:00 p.m. on c-span. it is also available online. >> i was quite erratic when i was a young person. i was one who thought singing "we shall overcome" was not an effective way of gaining civil rights. i thought more con
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